We’ve come to the part of our series of studies, Understanding Your Bible, this is the part of our series that is all about sorting, sorting passages in the Bible so we can see what the Bible says as a whole about specific topics, and recognize which are the biggest themes in God’s book, so they […]
Today, in this study in our series Understanding Your Bible, we come to the part of our Bible that is made up entirely of letters. And yes, there are letters here to tell us how much the Lord loves us, letters about the plans he has for us. But there are also other kinds of […]
Today, and for our next two Sundays, we are surveying the 3 eras of NT history, laying out the story line of the historical events recorded in the NT. The first era of NT history is the Gospel Era. The Gospel Era includes all the events in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, as told […]
It can be hard, keeping straight what’s in the OT and what’s in the NT. It’s pretty easy to get things mixed up. I’m hoping the work we are doing in this series Understanding Your Bible will help us all unmix some things, especially as we move this morning from our studies in the OT. Now […]
What comes after the 5 Poetical books are the 17 Prophetical Books of the OT. From Isaiah to Malachi, these 17 books contain the prophecies of Israel’s prophets. On your handout, we define Biblical prophecy. Prophecy defined: Biblical prophecy is proclaiming the word of God, both for the future and in the present.
This Sunday we are focusing on the Poetical Books of the Old Testament. We will start with some notes about the Poetical Books in general, and then we will take a closer look at a classic passage from the poetical book of Proverbs, Proverbs 3.